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  •  Handicap-accessible
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pool
  •  Spa
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When you stay at Rumours Luxury Villas & Spa in Rarotonga, you’ll be on the beach and convenient to Te Vara Nui Village and Tikioki Marine Sanctuary. This 5-star resort is within the vicinity of Beachcomber Pearl Market and Cook Islands Library and Museum.


Make yourself at home in one of the 7 air-conditioned rooms featuring private plunge pools and flat-screen televisions. Rooms have private furnished balconies or patios. Kitchens are outfitted with full-sized refrigerators/freezers, stovetops, and microwaves. Wireless Internet access (surcharge) keeps you connected, and DVD players are provided for your entertainment.

Spa, Wellness & Premium Amenities

Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. You’re sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, including an outdoor pool and a spa tub. Additional features at this resort include wireless Internet access (surcharge), wedding services, and tour/ticket assistance.

Food & Drink

A complimentary breakfast is included.

Business & Travel Amenities

Featured amenities include luggage storage, laundry facilities, and a safe deposit box at the front desk. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary (available 24 hours).

How to Get There

Rumours Luxury Villas & Spa
Main Rd, Muri Beach
Rarotonga, Cook Islands


5.0 Excellent 475 Reviews
An unforgettable week in paradise
Reviewed 1 week ago

Easily the best accommodation on the island, supported by truly excellent hosts (Belinda and Andrew) who could not have made us feel more welcome or done more to make our stay enjoyable and memorable. The Platinum Villa was luxury, private and spacious and was everything we needed and, ahhhh, those 200 degree views of the azure waters were incredible and will always stay with us. The stunning accommodation was matched by a very special island, wonderfully warm and beautiful people, and fantastic food enjoyed at all locations from local fish sandwiches on the beach, fresh Ika Mata, and high-end restaurants. The freshly prepared and cooked platters delivered directly to your door were truly memorable and highly recommended. Myself and my three ladies will no doubt be returning again, and for longer than 7 days next time. An unforgettable week in paradise.

Best place to stay in Raratonga!!!!
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent our Honeymoon at Rumours Luxury Villas and loved every part of it!!! The staff was really nice, everything was clean and spacious. Great location for walking to nearby stores and markets. Loved the private pool in the Villa; used it a lot more than I expected. Overall, Rumours is the perfect place to relax and enjoy life with my wife. We will stay here again next time we visit Raratonga.

Our favourite place to relax!
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second visit to Rumours, only this time we took our friends from the UK as well. They were bowled over with the Platinum Villa. They said they felt like they were on a movie set, it was so awesome. For us, Rumours provided utter relaxation in a beautiful setting. The villa is spotlessly clean, extremely well appointed, and luxurious. The private pool and beachfront deck is perfect. Belinda and Andrew will help in any way they can. For us, that included organising our groceries in advance, arranging a birthday cake, sorting a hire car, and booking meals for us. The most impressive thing was when we asked where we might buy fresh fish for the BBQ they arranged for some fresh tuna to be delivered straight off the fishing boat, along with a salad, soy sauce and wasabi. You couldn't ask for better service! Furthermore, the staff are lovely; really friendly but completely respectful of your privacy. Thank you Belinda, Andrew and the team. You are awesome, and so is Rumours!

Luxury at its best
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is undoubtably one of the most beautiful places you could stay at on the Island. The villa we stayed in was extremely clean and very comfortable. The view was amazing.
Belinda and Andrew are very kind and great hosts. Would highly recommend for a luxury getaway.

Probably the Nicest Villas on the Island
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Villa we stayed in was excellent. Clean, spacious,ideal for our needs. I didn't do much (any actually) research so I was a little surprised about a few things. My fault and it really wasn't a big deal. Things might have flowed better if I had known that although our flight arrived really early from LA, you really don't check in until 2 on Sunday. I was advised of this by email and offered activities, but in my mind I was thinking a resort with a lobby and a bar and a pool and I would just hang out there...now I have to laugh a little.

So, I strongly recommend doing a little planning if you come in on that LA flight. Rent a car, go for a tour, go to church! something...

If you're coming from the States (maybe any place), I strongly recommend getting a SIM card for your phone. Unlock your phone before you leave the States.

Belinda is GREAT! Andrew and Belinda are there and they give you their cell number. Use them as a resource. Email before and phone calls after arrival. They set up our dive trips, a fishing charter, and a day trip to Atitutaki (?sp).

The house keeper is efficient, friendly but unobtrusive and brings breakfast (cook your own eggs or just do continental) every day. The croissants are too good and why can't we get real eggs in the States!

The Villas aren't cheap, but come on...this is an island in the middle of the Pacific. A head of Ice Berg lettuce was $9.50 at the market!!! I think the Villa was a great value and I would definitely stay there again.